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Technical Descriptions and Test Standards

Technical descriptions and test standards are developed to describe the essential physical characteristics and performance required for GSA contracts. Below, you can find documents on the following items:

Commercial Item Descriptions

Doc ID Name Format Size Publish Date
A-A-2009E Tables, Office (Contemporary Style)
This document describes a contemporary style, office table.
PDF 17k 3/21/2002
A-A-3083 Chairs, Folding (Steel)
This document describes the design and performance requirements for metal folding chairs.
PDF 33k 4/26/2000
A-A-3180A Chairs, Rotary And Straight (Steel, General Office)
This Commercial Item Description contains the design and performance requirements for traditional style, steel office chairs.
Word 115k 6/19/2007
A-A-3186A File Cabinets, Vertical, Steel
This document describes requirements for medium and heavy duty, steel, vertical file cabinets.
Word 74k 8/2/2007
A-A-3187A File Cabinets, Lateral and Shelf Files, Steel
This Commercial Item Description describes the design and performance requirements for steel, lateral and shelf files.
Word 83k 8/2/2007
A-A-3188A Desks, Returns, and Credenzas (Steel, Contemporary Style)
This document describes design and performance requirements for contemporary style metal office furniture.
Word 56k 9/6/2007
A-A-3190A Desk, Return Attachment and Credenza (Office, Traditional Style)
This document describes design and performance requirements for traditionally styled metal office furniture.
Word 54k 9/6/2007

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Federal Specifications

Doc ID Name Format Size Publish Date
AA-C-2786 Cabinet, Security, Information Processing System Storage
The specification describes the requirements for security containers used for storing operating information processing systems.
PDF 754k 9/7/2004
  Amendment-2
This amendment revises portions for AA-C-2786.
PDF 22k 4/20/2007
  Qualified Products List QPL-AA-C-2786-1
This document is a list of products qualified under the specification.
PDF 59k 10/1/2005
AA-C-2859A Cabinet, Security, Weapons Storage
This federal specification describes the requirements for weapons storage cabinets.
Word 130k 4/20/2007
  Qualified Products List QPL-AA-C-2859A-3
This is a list of products qualified under the specification.
Word 35k 4/2/2007
AA-D-600D Door, Vault, Security
The federal specifications and qualified products list are for GSA approved vault doors intended for the protection of classified information.
PDF 121k 5/15/2000
  Amendment 4
Amendment to Federal Specification AA-D-600D
Word 35k 1/5/2010
  Qualified Products List QPL-AA-D-600-8
This is a list of products qualified under AA-D-600D.
Word 52k 5/20/2008
AA-F-358J Filing Cabinet, Legal and Letter Size, Uninsulated, Security
The federal specification and qualified products list are for uninsulated, filing cabinets intended for protection of classified information.
PDF 174k 11/03/2010
  Qualified Products List
QPL-AA-F-358-11 This is a list of products qualified under the specification.
Word 54k 7/25/2006
AA-F-363D Filing Cabinet Security, Maps and Plans, General Filing and Storage
The federal specification and qualified products list cover map and plan filing cabinets intended for protection of classified information.
PDF 39k 6/1/2001
  Amendment-3
Amendment to map and plan filing cabinet requirements.
Word 36k 4/20/2007
  Qualified Products List
QPL-AA-F-363-17 
This is a list of products qualified under the specification.
Word 44k 12/20/2002
AA-V-2737 Modular Vault Systems
This document describes requirements for modular vault systems intended for the protection of national security information.
PDF 944k 4/25/1990
  Amendment-2
Amendment to modular vault system requirements.
Word 33k 10/30/2006
  Qualified Products List QPL-AA-V-2737-5
This is a list of products qualified under the specification.
Word 44k 10/17/2007
FF-L-2740B Lock, Combination
This document describes requirements for combination locks intended for the protection of national security information.
PDF 155k 6/15/2011
  QPL-FF-L-2740-8
This document is a list of products qualified under FF-L-2740A.
PDF 8k 7/10/2002
FF-L-2890A Lock Extension (Pedestrian Door, Deadbolt)
This document describes requirements for combination locks used on pedestrian doors.
Word 108k 8/1/2004
FF-L-2937 Combination Lock, Mechanical
This specification describes the requirements for mechanical combination locks for use on GSA Approved containers.
PDF 68k 1/31/2005
  Amendment 2
Amendment to Federal Specification FF-L-2937
PDF 28k 2/1/2007
  QPL-FF-L-2937
This document is a list of products qualified under FF-L-2937.
Word 34k 5/4/2007

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Federal Standards

Doc ID Name Format Size Publish Date
Fed. Std. 800 Terms, Definitions and Symbols For Security Equipment and Practices
This document is a glossary of terms, definitions and symbols related to security equipment.
Word 1146k 1/5/1989
Fed. Std. 809B Federal Standard 809B
Federal Standard 809 describes procedures for opening and repair of GSA Approved security containers.
PDF 173k 2/24/2012
Fed. Std. 834A Performance Test Method for Intensive Use Chairs
Federal Standard 834A describes the procedures and acceptance levels for chairs for intensive use environments.
Word 46k 7/21/2010

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IWAC Purchase Descriptions

Doc ID Name Format Size Publish Date
FNAE 80-214A Upholstered Furniture Test Method
This document contains performance requirements for rating upholstered furniture into light, medium, and heavy service levels.
PDF 1455k 9/1/1998
FNE 82-243L Beds, Wood, Contemporary Oak Style This document contains purchase descriptions for beds, wood, heavy duty, stackable, bed drawer units, headboards/bed frames and platform (Captain's) beds, contemporary oak style Word 900k 5/6/2011
FCNE 87-441F Furniture Systems
This document describes performance and testing requirements for systems furniture
Word 44k 5/11/2012
FCNE 87-442F Workstation Clusters
This document describes the performance and testing requirements for workstation clusters.
Word 42k 5/11/2012
FCNE 87-445F Demountable Wall Systems
This document describes performance and testing requirements for demountable wall systems.
Word 37k 5/11/2012
3FNE 90-504C High Density Movable Filing Systems
This document describes minimum requirements for high density filing systems offered for inclusion on Schedule 71 I.
PDF 18k 10/7/1998
FCNE 90-512B Marker Boards
This purchase description (PD) covers porcelain enameled steel, wall mounted, marker boards.
PDF 17k 3/16/2007

3FNE-CO

91-518E

Contemporary Oak, Case Pieces This purchase description covers minimum requirements for contemporary oak furniture intended for use in military quarters, dayrooms and lounge areas. PDF 1685k 5/6/2011

3FNE-CO

91-519E

Contemporary Oak, Seating Pieces This purchase description covers minimum requirements for open frame seating pieces for dormitories. PDF 680k 5/6/2011
3FNE-CO 92-531E Wood, Free Standing and Modular Traditional Executive Office Furniture
This document defines feature and performance requirements for traditionally styled, wood, executive office furniture.
PDF 1118k 6/3/2008
3FNE-CO 96-571B Chairs, Rotary and Straight, Wood Office, Classic Traditional Style
This document describes design, performance and testing requirements for traditional style, executive office wood seating.
Word 483k 4/21/2008
3FNE-CO 96-572B Lounge Seating, Wood Office, Classic Traditional Style
This document describes design and performance requirements for traditional style, executive office and wood lounge seating.
Word 517k 4/21/2008
3FNE-CO 96-573B Occasional Tables, Wood Office, Classic Traditional Style
The document describes design and performance requirements for traditional style, wood, occasional tables for executive offices.
Word 191k 4/21/2008
3FNE 98-573D Technical Requirements for Upholstered Seating This document contains purchase description information for technical requirements for Upholstered Seating Word 36k 3/25/2008
3FNE 98-575A Standard Forms for Submitting CAL117 Test Results
This document provides standardized forms used to submit test results for State of California Technical Bulletin 117 (CAL117) testing.
PDF 26k 5/9/2003
3FNE 98-576A Certification Requirements for Freestanding Acoustical and Speech Privacy Partitions
This document contains requirements for a third party certification program for office partitions.
PDF 16k 5/23/2000
3FNE 98-578B Freestanding Partitions, Movaeable Partitions and Demountable Walls
This document provides feature and performance test requirements for office partitions and demountable walls.
PDF 83k 7/10/2009
3FNE 99-582E Safety and Performance Test Requirements for Bunkable and Loftable Beds, Beds with Drawers and Drawer Units, for use Under Beds
This document provides test methods to test bunk and loft beds for safety.
PDF 957k 5/31/2013
3FNE 99-583B Test Requirements for Wall Beds
This document describes performance test requirements for wall beds.
Word 36k 5/31/2013
3FNE 00-589A Test Requirements for Library Bookstacks
This document defines performance test requirements for library bookstacks.
PDF 92k 5/31/2013
3FNE 00-591A Technical Requirements Booklet for Carpet, Carpet Tiles and Carpet Cushion
This document specifies the performance and testing requirements for flooring products.
PDF 60k 4/30/2002
3FNE-CO 00-593A Chairs, Wood, Executive Office, Traditional
This purchase description includes requirements for wood, traditional style, executive office chairs.
PDF 870k 12/22/2005
3FNE-CO 00-594A Office Furniture: Sofa; Chair, Easy, Executive, Traditional
The purchase description contains requirements for traditional style, upholstered, executive office seating.
PDF 475k 12/22/2005
3FNE-CO 01-595A Chairs, Rotary and Straight, Wood Office, Transitional Style
This document describes the essential construction, material and design requirements for transitional style, wood executive office chairs.
PDF 427k 7/25/2006
3FNE-CO 01-596A Lounge Seating, Wood Office, Transitional Style
This document describes the essential construction, material, and design requirements for transitional style, executive office lounge seating.
PDF 87k 7/25/2006
3FNE-CO 01-597A Occasional Tables, Wood Office, Transitional Style
This document describes design and performance requirements for wood, occasional tables intended for executive office use.
PDF 49k 7/25/2006
3FNE 04-602A Workstations, Steel, Modular, Contemporary This document describes steel, contemporary style, modular office workstations for general office use PDF 1,116k 5/6/2011
3QSAB-08-606 Safety, Performance and Flammability Requirements for Complete Daycare and Classroom Solutions
This document describes the safety, performance and flammability requirements for daycare, classroom, and auditorium furniture.
Word 37k 7/10/2009
3QSAB 09-608 Technical Requirements for Wood Executive Office and Conference Room Furniture
This document describes performance, construction, and grading standards for wood, executive office furniture.
PDF 125k 8/25/2009

3QSAB

09-609A

Performance Test Requirements for Upholstered Seating This purchase description defines the performance and testing requirements for upholstered seating. PDF 32k 5/31/2013

3QSAB

11-613A

List of Accredited Labs that can Perform 3FNE 99-582E Bed and Bed Drawer Unit Tests This document provides supplemental information required for 3FNE 99-582E Bed and Bed Drawer Units. PDF 56k 5/31/2013
3QSAB 11-614 Picture Frame Purchase Description This document replaces Commercial Item Description A-A-3005A and provides purchase description for wood and picture frames. PDF 372k 5/23/2013

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